Still Hot in Texas

The break we had from the high heat has passed. It’s windy. It’s over 100° again. But, our propane tank is filled and the Generac is online and ready in case the power goes out, so we are good to go. And here we are starting another month. Not that I miss July one bit,Continue reading “Still Hot in Texas”

More BBQ Chicken

The photo is from the last batch I cooked when I used the shallower crock pot insert. I’m using the deep one this time around since I’m cooking six boneless, skinless, chicken breast halves. I prepared them the same way as before, just made two layers in the pot. I am out of the HickoryContinue reading “More BBQ Chicken”

Some Adjustments Necessary

Knitting up one garter ridge on the diagonal side of the throw per pattern ridge for the lace does not allow for enough ‘give’ or stretch so I started over with the edging. Somewhere along the way I noticed that I’d started knitting on the other end of the picked up stitches. Hmmm. Not sureContinue reading “Some Adjustments Necessary”

Knitting To Beat The Heat

While working on the last little bit of the corner of the lap throw I could already toss it over my lap and have my feet covered. It’s a nice medium weight throw and it will relax and grow a bit when it’s wet finished after I’m done with the edging. The other six inchesContinue reading “Knitting To Beat The Heat”

Almost There

The propane tank is set and connected to the Generac. It works! All we need now is for Douglas Propane to send a truck out to top off the tank. During a power outage the generator will come on after 15 seconds without power and shut off again when the power comes back on. AndContinue reading “Almost There”

Another Blazing Hot Day In Texas

I stayed indoors today but Brad took Magen in to see the vet and get her shots. She was such a good girl, much calmer than her sister Hava. He picked up our grocery order on his way home. Tomorrow he takes Hava back to see if her muzzle can come off or has toContinue reading “Another Blazing Hot Day In Texas”

We Have Eggs!

I hate running out of staples in the kitchen and now that I’ve got two dozen fresh eggs I’m happy! We’ll have some scrambled egg tacos tonight with flour tortillas. The paperback copies I ordered of Dr. Pol’s book came in and I gave Brad one of them to read. I’ll take the other oneContinue reading “We Have Eggs!”

Aftermath of the Storm

We had some severe weather last night and the storm warning lasted until 1:00 am. There were folks without power, tree limbs down, hail damage all around us but we weathered it well. I took this photo a couple of hours before the storm hit, trying to get a good shot of the setting sunContinue reading “Aftermath of the Storm”